Wings of Freedom tour comes to Marana
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Wings of Freedom tour comes to Marana

Wings of Freedom

Folks standing in front of the B-17 Flying Fortress at the Wings of Freedom tour at Marana Regional Airport.

The Wings of Freedom tour will re-create a World War II Army airfield in Marana this weekend.

Along with a vintage warplanes, organizers will have restored military vehicles from the past 100 years on hand.

A camp with tents, a chow hall and a field aid station will also be set up.

Sponsored by the Collings Foundation, the vehicles are from a local group, the Southern Arizona Military Vehicle Collector’s Club, as well as a sister club in Phoenix.

The event is open to the public from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Avra Valley Airport, 11248 W. Avra Valley Road.

Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under.

Prices for flights are per person:

  • $450 for a 30-minute flight on the B-17 or B-24.
  • $2,200 for 30-minute flight on the P-51C.
  • $3,200 for 60-minute flight on the P-51C.

Call (978) 562-9182 for flight reservations, or for more information, visit collingsfouncation.org and click on Wings of Freedom Tour under the “schedule” tab.

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